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  • NBC seminar

    A seminar on “The National Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Utilization Program with special focus on Access and Benefit-sharing, Traditional knowledge and the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture” was held at the College of Natural Resources, Lobesa on 6th June, 2013.

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  • A Joint Awareness Program across the border

    The Territorial Forest Division of Samdrup Jongkhar in collaboration Baksa Division, BTC in Indian state of Assam on 4 June this year, conducted awareness program on importance of forest and environment to the students and public under Baksa Division, which shares the border with Samdrup Jongkhar Division.

    Conducted a day before the World Environment Day, the awareness program was attended by local Member of Legislative Assembly, Sub Divisional Police Officer, Tamulpur, Divisional Forest Officer, Samdrup Jongkhar, Divisional Forest Officer, Baksa, Dzongkhag Forestry Officer and staff of both the divisions and some of the sector heads of Samdrup Jongkhar Dzongkhag in Dharanga Mela,India.

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  • Japanese delegation meets with Hon’ble Lyonpo

    Lyonpo, Yeshey Dorji, the Minister for Agriculture and Forests with the Japanese delegates
    Lyonpo, Yeshey Dorji, the Minister for Agriculture and Forests with the Japanese delegates

    20 September, Thimphu:  An eminent 10-member Japanese delegation team, led by its chairperson of special committee on Official Development Assistance (ODA) of the House of Councilors, Ms. Eriko Yamatani, called on the Hon’ble Lyonpo, Yeshey Dorji, the Minister for Agriculture and Forests (MoAF).

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  • Third Forestry Conference

    19 December, Samtse: More than 180 foresters and conservationists from across the country have gathered at Samtse to discuss issues and deliberate clear understanding of the existing gaps in policies and strategies of the Department of Forest and Park Services (DoFPS), Ministry of Agriculture and Forests (MoAF).

    His Excellency Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji, MoAF graced the Third Forestry Conference “enhancing sustainable forest management through improved forest governance” as the Chief Guest. In his opening address, His Excellency praised the foresters for their excellent services in the conservation of the environment.  He further emphasized that the functions of DoFPS should not be limited to the conservation of environment only but should also look into deriving benefits from forestry resources.

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